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09-16-2011, 08:33 AM #1
Tonneau cover question
Ok, I have been thinking about getting a tonneau cover for my White '03 Silverado Ext. Cab Long Bed. Here is the problem. I have a compressed natural gas (CNG) tank in the bed right behind the cab with a cover on it that is raised about 2 - 3 inches above the sides of the bed. Is there a tonneau cover available that will fit over this tank cover? I have seen CNG Silverados with tonneau covers before, but the top to the tank cover has been cut off to make the tonneau cover fit. Here is a picture to show what the tank cover looks like. Thanks.
2003 Bi-Fuel 2500HD CNG/Gasoline (equivalent 40 MPG)
2003 Bi-Fuel Cavalier CNG/Gasoline (equivalent 90 MPG)
09-16-2011, 09:32 AM #2
I don't know of any tonneau that will cover the tank, but Extang makes a cover for trucks with a toolbox. It butts up against the toolbox. Maybe you can make it work with your tank.:cool:
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09-16-2011, 02:59 PM #3
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Extang will be a soft cover. Undercover has one called the BoxBuddy and Retrax will custom make one for you. If those don't work for you, consider a cap instead of a cover.
09-16-2011, 07:51 PM #4
If your getting a cover just ditch the CNG cover. You can hard or soft..even the roll up ones. All our trucks that are CNG where I work have hard covers and the tanks bare.
09-16-2011, 08:13 PM #5
I have the extang toolbox cover it does have a plate that is some what adjustable to all size toolboxes i really like mine. I have not had any leaks[IMG]C:\Documents and Settings\Craig\My Documents\Downloads[/IMG]T Tuff Country Leveling Kit 285/75/16 Mickey Thompson MTZ 16x8 Moto Metal 951 Wheels Tow Mirrors Westin Winch Tray Pioneer Radio Blackout Bowtie Billet Grill Insert Gullwing Toolbox
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